Effective capture of radioactive organic iodides (such as methyl iodide
) remains a significant challenge due to the drawbacks of currently used adsorbents.
The most promising replacement, methyl iodide
, met considerable public opposition, however, and was withdrawn from the market soon after California approved the chemical for use (Guthman 2016).
Cyclopentanone, methyl iodide
, potassium tert-butoxide, 4,4'-bipyridyl (Aldrich), carbon disulfide, and nickel(ii) chloride (J.
(CH3I, iodomethane, MeI) is a commercially available alternative to MeBr for fumigation (Ohr, Sims, Grech, Becker, & McGiffen, 1998) and is a registered pesticide in several countries around the world with fungicide, herbicide, insecticide, nematicide, and soil disinfectant properties similar to those of MeBr.
Deputy Fire Chief Randy DeWitt said the employee sustained minor injuries caused by an exploding beaker in which two nontoxic chemicals - methyl iodide
and picoline - were mixed.
Mango importing countries like fungus and fruit-fly-free mangoes and different countries practice different methods to address the problem like Fumigation by Methyl Iodide
, keeping the fruit in hot water or Vapour Heat Treatment.
To a mixture of 8-hydroxyquinoline (10.0 g; 0.069 mole) and anhydrous potassium carbonate (48 g; 0.35 mole) in acetone (100 mL), methyl iodide
(5.2 mL; 0.083 mole) was added and stirred at room temperature for 18 h.
She said that among those injured was agency worker, Nigel Verdon, from Ellesmere Port, who due to the effects of methyl iodide
had suffered a life-threatening pulmonary embolism and had significant difficulties with his speech, memory and mobility.
Nigel Verdon, 41, suffered life-altering injuries after being exposed to methyl iodide
Since the 1970s when methyl iodide
(CH3I) was discovered as ubiquitous in the ocean, the presence of iodine in the atmosphere has been understood to arise mainly from emissions of organic compounds from phytoplankton-microscopic marine plants.
The reactions of 4 with methyl iodide
, benzyl chloride, acetyl chloride, benzoyl chloride, 4-methoxybenzoyl chloride, 2-chlorobenzoyl chloride, propanoyl chloride, 2-bromoethanol and chloroacetyl chloride were studied.